PhD fellowships at the University of Oslo

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 16, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Oslo
Department Name: 
Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
Job Announcement Text: 

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Oslo announces a special MSCA-Cofund Ph.D. programme in computational sciences. In 2022, 16 Ph.D. students will be accepted, of whom two will do their Ph.D. theses within computational astrophysics.

The programme starts with 3 months’ intensive joint training in computational methods, before the students will spend the rest of the 3-year programme at different departments, to do a strongly computational research project in their department. Through the three-year programme, the students will also participate in three joint workshops, and they will for a period of one to three months be on secondment to other academic or commercial institutions.

Prospective students must fulfil all requirements (academic and language) for being admitted as Ph.D. students in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Applicants cannot have been resident in Norway for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the date of recruitment.

The Ph.D. students will receive a salary of NOK 491 200 – 534 400 per annum depending on qualifications and seniority.

Application deadline is 1st of February, 2022.

For further information and link to application portal, see:

The applicants must in their application specify which research project they will choose. The possible projects in astrophysics are:

Interpretation of solar observations, using Deep Learning:

WholeSun: New codes and frameworks for exascale computing for multi-scale simulations:

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$56460.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$61425.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Mats Carlsson